BC Lions Moments In Time: Remembering Norm Fieldgate

Norm Fieldgate

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater rewinds the clock today in another Moments in time piece about the BC Lions. Phil points out Adam Bighill, Solomon Elimimian and Anton McKenzie lead a group of formidable LB’s for our beloved orange squad but that maybe the best ‘Backer the Leo’s ever had was also the first one they ever had: Norm Fieldgate.

Free agent frenzy kicks off for the BC Lions in the CFL

Julius Williams BC Lions

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us an update after the first day of the CFL Free Agency Period. With 20 moves on the first day, the BC Lions did their part to try and stay as active as they could be. Bringing in DE Julius Williams from Edmonton, and losing LB James Yurichuk to Toronto. GM Wally Buono was busy re-signing two players who were not in the free agent class, Paris Jackson, and Korey Banks. With plenty of time still remaing, Phil thinks that there will still be more singings in Leos camp soon.

CFL: Report card time: BC Lions defence

Khalif Mitchell BC Lions

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil Slater is here to give us his rendition of the BC Lions deffensive unit report cards. The bartender always knows best right? Phil says that the linebackers were the jewels of the Lions D this past year. The D line could have had an A grade as well if not for a certain someone going off at the mouth on his Twitter account.

Lions vs. Roughriders Week 14 offensive & defensive game balls

Marco Iannuzzi

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Alistair Corp after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Marco Iannuzzi who had a nice game after veterans Geroy Simon and Arland Bruce went down. On Defense Adam Bighill again. No surprise. Solomon Elimimian welcome back. Not.

Week 14 / CFL Keys: BC Lions vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders Preview

Roughriders vs. Lions Betting Odds

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 14 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders from Regina. Saskatchewan’s QB Darian Durant is a game changer, sometimes for the good, sometimes not so good. More please. Lions WR Kierrie Johnson returned from a broken arm last week-end and wasted no time becoming the prime target for Travis Lulay.

Eskimo Pies: Week 13 / CFL Keys: BC Lions vs. Edmonton Eskimos Preview

Kierrie Johnson

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 13 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Edmonton Eskimos from Edmonton AB. Nice week for BC. A win over Toronto and Lions teammates Shawn Gore and Tim Brown also earned weekly honours. Gore was named Top Canadian and Brown was selected as Special Teams player of the week. The Lions sit relatively comfortably atop the West division standings.

Lions vs. Argonauts Week 12 offensive & defensive game balls

Adam Bighill

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Alistair Corp after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Geroy Simon, and on defense this week Adam Bighill. The Special Teams game ball goes to veteran kicker Tim Brown.

Toronto Argonauts vs. B.C. Lions CFL blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em…

Lions O-Line

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Week 12 Toronto Argonauts vs BC Lions match up. Chalk up a win for the Leo’s. With all the recent talk of how to re-insert re-signed Linebacker Solomon Elimimian into the line-up Adam Bighill stepped up and proved that he isn’t about to simply step aside and relinquish his spot. The Lions continue to roll and are putting the pieces together.

Week 12 / CFL Keys: Toronto Argonauts vs. BC Lions Preview

Toronto vs. BC

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 12 CFL preview for the Toronto Argonauts vs. BC Lions from Vancouver, BC. Once again the Lions will have to face off against a formidable opponent from the Eastern Time Zone, but the Double Blue show up a little black and blue after a hard fought war with Hamilton, and will be without their best Running Back. Both Geroy Simon and Kierrie Johnson are set to return.

The B.C. Lions welcome back the return of the Mack

Solomon Elimimian

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater tells us this week that former Leo’s MLB and NFL cast-off and 2010 CFL Rookie of the Year, Solomon Elimimian is coming back to BC this week. Elimimian will now complete the option year of his CFL contract with B.C., which has until early next week to decide on Elimimian’s playing status.

Week 11 / CFL Keys: Montreal Alouettes vs. BC Lions Preview

Moments in BC Lions Time

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 11 CFL preview for the Montreal Alouettes vs. BC Lions from Vancouver, BC. What a matchup we have at QB in this one. Travis Lulay versus Anthony Calvillo for the second straight week. Is this another chapter in the leadup to the 2012 Grey Cup? BC Fans hope so. Adam Bighill will play like a man possessed as rumours of Solomon Elimimian swirl.

CFL Update: New recruits in as B.C. Lions sign a trio of talent

Wally Buono

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater brings us the CFL free agency news this week focusing on the three players the Lions picked up. Beau Bell, Rodney Paulk and Glenn Love. All three will likely report to Leo’s Rookie Camp on May 30th before reporting to main camp on June 3rd.

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